Maximizing their already astronomical profits, prescription drug manufacturers are devising programs to increase their profit rates. They know that these measures will hurt people most in need, but they truly have no shame.
The name of Frank Lumpkin is not new to many of our readers. And recently his name has been added to the list of HistoryMakers.
Brother Rex Waldron, known to all as “Auggie,” died on Dec. 5, from stress-related conditions. He was 49. A lifelong resident of Lorrain, Ohio, Auggie was a much loved and respected leader of the United Steelworkers of America (USWA).
CHICAGO – Mrs. Mamie Till Mobley, mother of lynching victim Emmett Till, died here Jan. 6, at age 81. She was a quiet, unassuming and deeply religious fighter for civil rights. Her funeral was attended by national figures such as Dick Gregory and Rev. Jesse Jackson.
Review: Dance NEW YORK – Mohawk high-steel workers were honored here recently in a dance/theater piece called “Eagle Spirit.” Because the ironworkers walk through a space which belongs to feathered beings, the program’s theme was affinity with eagles.
Progressive Cinema Just a short drive from my hometown of Detroit is a marvelous Mecca of movies in Canada. Toronto not only hosts the grandest film festival in the northern hemisphere, but has continual festivals throughout the year.
From Hawaii to Maine, Michigan to Florida, contributions ranging from a few dollars to thousands of dollars came in from 43 states to make up the total $203, 573 raised for the People’s Weekly World/Nuestro Mundo 2002 Fund Drive surpassing the $200,000 goal!From Hawaii to Maine, Michigan to Florida, contributions ranging from a few dollars to thousands of dollars came in from 43 states to make up the total $203, 573 raised for the People’s Weekly World/Nuestro Mundo 2002 Fund Drive surpassing the $200,000 goal!
Poetry--I had nuff by Melissa Chadburn
A photo exhibit unveiling the hidden faces of Iraq Special Washington, D.C. preview at The Warehouse Theater, 1021 7th Street NW (between L St. & New York Ave., a few blocks from Gallery Place/Chinatown Metro stop)
Book Review Fat Cats and Running Dogs – The Enron Stage of Capitalism, by Vijay Prashad, Common Courage Press, 2003; paperback, 144 pp., $16.95